Parlo vs Butcher Bellator 102 Breakdown

The second fight of the night at Bellator 102 in Visalia, California is another middleweight tournament semifinal match-up between Mikkel Parlo and Jason Butcher. This also is a classic striker versus grappler matchup and will be sure to excite the fans seeing as Parlo is a great Dutch kickboxer and Butcher a phenomenal submission artist. So let’s get into the breakdown.

Bellator 98: Shlemenko vs. Cooper quick results

The Bellator 98 event took place on Saturday night in Uncasville, Conneticut, at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The event was the beginning of Bellator’s eighth season and featured the start of an eight man middleweight tournament with the Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko taking on Brett Cooper in the main event.

ProMMANow guide to Bellator 98

Bellator MMA was set to kick off their ninth season with a respectable card. However, medical issues have forced Joe Riggs and Joe Warren off the card, so a lot of the shine has dissipated. However, there is still a middleweight title fight and the first round of another Bellator tournament. The card takes place tomorrow night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card will air live on Spike.

Bellator MMA 98 kicks off Season 9 with Alexander Shlemenko vs. Doug Marshall championship headliner

Bellator MMA Middleweight Champ Alexander Shlemenko (47-7) is set to defend his title against Season 8 185-pound Tournament Winner Doug “The Rhino” Marshall (18-6) in the Bellator MMA 98 main event Saturday, Sept. 7, LIVE on Spike TV from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn.

Mann Talk – Bellator 61 Preview

This weekend, Bellator 61 was supposed to finally name the next man to challenge heavyweight champion Cole Konrad. Instead Eric Prindle pulled out of his rematch with Thiago Silva and delayed the rematch once again. Now, the card will be headlined by eight men hoping to earn a shot at the Bellator middleweight title. The field includes a few Bellator retreads, a UFC veteran and a former M-1 champion.